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Sonoran Desert Plants
Solanum nigrescens M. Martens & Galeotti (Douglas Nightshade)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: rocky slopes, canyons, mountains
Life Form: forb,perennial or subshrub
Leaf Description: lightly ,entire or dentate,alternate
Flower Color: white or whitish or whitish
Flowering Period: Mar. to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Solanaceae (nightshade family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A Flora of Southwestern Arizona. Part 20. Eudicots: Solanaceae to Zygophyllaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-52: 1-66. Published 4 August 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 35 (7.5 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Solanum nigrescens M. Martens & Galeotti (opens in a new tab).






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